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Transvaal War Medal: CM.TR.2064-R

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Transvaal War Medal


Ruler: Victoria (1837-1901)




History note: Given by The Master & Fellows of Trinity College 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937) by Trinity College, Cambridge


1899 -

Components of the work

Object composed of aluminium Diameter (min) 37 mm Diameter 37 mm Weight 4.26 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Portrait of Lord Roberts in the centre surrounded by a wreath of laurels and Union Jack and Royal arms on flags. A crown is above in centre.

  • Text: 1899 TRANSVAAL WAR 1900
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Scene of troops, on horseback, on foot, and by a cannon.

  • Text: FOR QUEEN AND EMPIRE (in exergue) TRANSVAAL -WAR 1899-1900
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.2064-R
Primary reference Number: 226882
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Created: Thursday 9 May 2019 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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